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Job Title:

Warehouse Operations Associate, 1st shift 5:00 am - 3:30 pm

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1st Shift


Full Time


Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics

Job Description:

The Warehouse Operations Associate is responsible for the accurate, timely and safe handling of incoming and outgoing stock and operates industrial lift trucks to collect and place specific material into designated locations, while ensuring efficient store productivity by providing day-to-day implementation of operating standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Receive, place and load incoming/outgoing stock which requires lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance on an intermittent basis for up to ten hours per day.
Ability to team lift items 51 to 99 pounds through course of the day.
Certified to operate industrial lift trucks.
Read itemized lists of materials and locate, collect and place specific material into a designated location.
Able to use RF scanning devices for scanning of storage and retrieval transactions.
Verify receiving/shipping documents and accurate product counts.
Operate packaging and material movement equipment as needed.
Effectively communicate verbally and written with all business partners.
Create and maintain informational records, reports and filing systems.
Additional duties as assigned by manager.

Work closely in a team environment to complete daily tasks and goals
No supervisory responsibility

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience:
High School diploma/GED equivalent
Distribution experience preferred
Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) Experience preferred
Understand basic warehousing operations – receive, inventory, process and ship
Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
Reading comprehension and ability to communicate in writing
Intermediate computer skills including e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets and the ability to learn warehouse specific applications and report creation as needed
Multi-tasking ability and customer service oriented attitude

Physical Requirements:

Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance on an intermittent basis for up to ten hours per day.
Standing and walking continuously for up to ten hours per day.
Bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting and reaching heights on an intermittent basis for up to ten hours per day.
Grasping, pushing and pulling of materials on an intermittent basis for up to ten hours per day.
Reaching and working above and below the shoulder level on an intermittent basis for up to ten hours per day.
Work with and around forklifts and conveyor systems.

The Warehouse Operations Associate must be able to perform this job safely in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices, without endangering the health or safety of self or others.


Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Discount

Company Information

In 1977, Harbor Freight Tools was started as a small family-owned business. We made a commitment to provide working people with great quality tools at the lowest prices. And for over 45 years, Harbor Freight Tools has done just that. From hand tools and generators, to air and power tools, from shop equipment to automotive tools, Harbor Freight offers more than 5,000 tools and accessories at quality levels that match or exceed competing brands, but at prices that are up to 80% less. All while developing and launching over 1,000 new tools each year. We're not your typical retailer. We're a team of high-achievers, who have a passion for excellence and continuous improvement and obsess about getting things done. We're also equally committed to doing the right thing and giving back to our community. And for us, collaboration is the golden rule. We're a 45 year-old, $6 billion company with over 1,200 stores, opening 2-3 new stores a week with over 40 million loyal customers and growing. If you are looking for a not so ordinary and highly rewarding career opportunity, we would love to talk with you.

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